Naperville Area News

Date ArticleType
6/7/2018 General
Chicagoland Safety Health and Environmental Conference


REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN at for Chicagoland Safety Health and Environmental Conference.  The conference is being held September 17-20, 2018 at the Naperville campus of NIU.  Celebrating 30 years, the conference is the premier, once a year, 4 day professional training event for EHS professionals, business owners, municipalities, safety committee members, plant managers, HR professionals and others who have EHS responsibilities.  REGISTER NOW and take advantage of Early Bird pricing.

This year’s conference will feature speakers from the U.S. Small Business Administration who will share information about SBA Funding for Small Business, Disaster Preparedness and Cyber Security for Small Business.  Other educational training topics include Introduction to OSHA for Small Business, OSHA Inspections and Reporting Requirements, Active Shooter, Opioid Crisis, Multi-Generational Workforce, Environmental Compliance 101, Safety and Workers Comp, Marijuana in the Workplace, Clean Air Basics and Updates, Respectful Workplace –Sexual Harassment and Bullying, and many more. 

In just the last 2 years, the conference has drawn more than 700 people from 2 foreign countries, 24 states and 100 Illinois communities and more than 3,000 session attendees received training at the 150+ training sessions.  This year’s conference is offering 91 timely, relevant and meaningful training sessions that are 90 minutes, 3 hour or day long workshops that provide Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Level training.  Presenters include OSHA Compliance Assistance Specialists, business owners, lawyers, university professors, business consultants, industry experts and others with extensive knowledge, skills and experience.

A day long Business EXPO will be held on Wednesday where businesses from across the country will showcase their latest products and services.  An evening networking event with hors d’oeuvres and drinks follows the Business EXPO.  The Keynote address will be given during the Thursday luncheon.  A continental breakfast, lunch and snacks during the morning and afternoon breaks are included each day.

The Chicagoland Safety Health and Environmental Conference  is honored to receive promotional support from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and many State and local chambers of commerce, manufacturing associations,  business organizations including the Naperville Chamber of Commerce.  The Naperville Chamber of Commerce is a valued promotional sponsor and we encourage all Naperville Chamber of Commerce members review information about the conference at   Media sponsors for the conference are the Daily Herald Business Ledger and Industrial Hygiene News. 

The Chicagoland EHS Golf Outing will be held Friday August 11th at the Village Greens Golf Course in Woodridge. This annual fun event includes a continental breakfast, lunch, golf with cart and prizes for everyone including a voucher for a future free round of golf.  To register or for information about being a hole sponsor visit

 If you have questions or need more information about either event, please contact Ken Orms at [email protected].


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